Breakfast Briefing with Alexandra Jones, Director General, Science, Innovation and Growth, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology
We are delighted to welcome Alexandra Jones to share insights into the priorities for her team at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT).
When registering for this event you can choose whether you would prefer to attend in-person or virtually. Please note in-person capacity is limited, and any members we are unable to accommodate face-to-face will be offered the opportunity to join virtually. The livestream will run from 08:30 – 09:30.
With the Science and Technology Framework setting the approach for making the UK a science and technology superpower by 2030, we are delighted to welcome Alexandra Jones to share an update on DSIT’s focus areas of Science, Innovation and Growth.
Join us in-person on the day for your opportunity to:
- Explore how Alexandra’s team is delivering against the UK’s science and technology superpower ambitions
- Understand where increased cross-sector collaboration can support progress across DSIT’s Science, Innovation and Growth remit
- Discuss DSIT’s focus on Innovation within the public sector, and how the department is leading the way across government
Alexandra Jones is the Director General for Science, Innovation and Growth at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT).
Alexandra was Director for Science, Research and Innovation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) from April 2019 to May 2023. Prior to that, she was Director of Industrial Strategy, where she led on the development of the 2017 white paper.
Before joining BEIS, Alexandra was Chief Executive of Centre for Cities, as well as being Chair of the London Stansted Cambridge Consortium and the Fast Growth Cities group, and a Commissioner on both London Finance Commissions and the Cardiff Capital Region Growth Commission. Prior to this she held various director roles working on labour markets, economic development and public service reform.
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